Police Officer Jamie Daniel Buenting

Police Officer Jamie Daniel Buenting

Rockwell City Police Department, Iowa

End of Watch Friday, September 13, 2013

Jamie Daniel Buenting

Police Officer Jamie Buenting was shot and killed during a standoff at a home on Pleasant Street at approximately 1:40 am.

Officers had responded to the home approximately four hours earlier after receiving a report that a man wanted for felony domestic assault was at the location. The man refused to exit the home when officers arrived and barricade himself inside. The subject fired a single shot at approximately 1:40 am and struck Officer Buenting, killing him.

The subject remained barricaded inside his home until surrendering at approximately 5:30 am. On September 5, 2014, he was found guilty of first degree murder.

Officer Buenting had served with the 4-officer Rockwell City Police Department for eight years and had served in law enforcement for a total of 12 years. He is survived by his wife and two young children.

Bio

  • Age 37
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge 13-24

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Guilty of first degree murder

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